Field Notes: Waiting for Whales in Utqiagvik, Alaska - Pacific Standard

Field Notes: Waiting for Whales in Utqiagvik, Alaska

Utqiagvik, Alaska: High above the Arctic Circle, on a slab of sea ice a mile from shore, an Inupiaq whaling crew watches for a passing bowhead whale under the light of the midnight sun.
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This photograph originally appeared in the December/January 2018 issue of Pacific Standard.

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